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The Asphalt Jungle is a 1950 film noir and heist film directed by John Huston. Based on the 1949 novel of the same name by W. R. Burnett, it tells the story of a jewel robbery in a Midwestern city.
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The Asphalt Jungle is an intriguing story of a million-dollar jewel heist in a bleak and nameless mid-western city . In The Asphalt Jungle, his love of the minutiae of professional life is evidenced in the careful realism with which he portrays his criminals
The Asphalt Jungle is an intriguing story of a million-dollar jewel heist in a bleak and nameless mid-western city from the director of such hard-boiled classics as The Maltese Falcon (1941), The Treasure of Sierra Madre (1948), and Key Largo (1948). Based on the novel by . Burnett, The Asphalt Jungle offered moviegoers in 1950 a new view of crime. In The Asphalt Jungle, his love of the minutiae of professional life is evidenced in the careful realism with which he portrays his criminals. The mastermind of the caper is no mystical, evil genius, but a small, properly dressed German whose criminal technique verges upon surgical.
Next . Varjot menneisyydestä (1947). The Asphalt Jungle' must therefore be seen as the most influential crime movie of the modern era, and the blueprint for every subsequent caper movie ('The Anderson Tapes', 'Thief', 'Reservoir Dogs', 'The Usual Suspects', 'The Score',etc. This superb film noir is almost impossible to fault.
With "The Asphalt Jungle" noir enters an even darker phase in it's history: an ensemble of tragic criminals (all brilliantly . This podcast is brought to you by Clute and Edwards of ww. oircast.
With "The Asphalt Jungle" noir enters an even darker phase in it's history: an ensemble of tragic criminals (all brilliantly cast) displaces the strong leading man; the certainty of contained criminality cedes to the anxiety of widespread malfeasance; the city is a wasteland of corruption; time is an inexorable force that marches characters toward their doom. It is a vision so dark, so fatalistic, that it seems to owe as much to Italian Neorealism as to the noir tradition.
The Asphalt Jungle W. R Burnett USA hardcover W/jacket 1949 novel English. Asphalt Useful Tables The Asphalt Institute 2 books 1949 and 1955.
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